Getting here

  • Amaravati is near Great Gaddesden, four miles north-west of Hemel Hempstead. For sat nav users enter Amaravati’s address: St Margarets, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3BZ. For more detailed directions see the monastery website.
  • Parking -From April to November – drive through the gates and park in the fields (see map below). From December to March as the fields will be muddy we can use the monastery visitor parking zones (shaded blue on the map).

Day Retreats are held in the Retreat centre shrine room – see map below

Follow the ramp to the left of the Bodhinyana Hall to enter the Retreat centre shrine room.

Map of monastery grounds: not to scale